Summary: H.R.1541 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1541. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/24/2001)

Vietnam Veterans Children's Disability Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to: (1) identify diseases occurring in children of Vietnam veterans or other veterans that have a positive association with parental exposure to an herbicide agent before the date of conception; (2) include myelogenous leukemia among such diseases; (3) provide needed health care for such children's covered diseases or any associated disabilities; and (4) pay a monthly allowance to such children for any disability resulting from a covered disease, to be based on the degree of disability.

Authorizes the Secretary to provide vocational training to such children if the achievement of a vocational goal is reasonably feasible.